The Underappreciated Writer’s Fanclub, a.k.a. Chesterton Society

Walk through the dining hall during Saturday morning brunch, and amid the clanking of silverware on plates, chatter and laughter, you’ll find a crowded table of students reading and discussing the writings of G.K. Chesterton—an “underappreciated” writer, according to the club’s president.

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“Rush Mock Trial!”

If you’re looking to prep for law school or for a family atmosphere; if you’ve been competing in mock trial for years or have never heard of it; if you’re up for a challenge or simply looking for some fun: Mock Trial is for you.

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“Tell Me About Yourself”

It is for questions like that that the Management and Consulting Club is looking to train students interested in consulting and critical thinking. And a large component of this is working with Hillsdale College alumni who are already in the field.

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Intramural Football: Bringing Back the Glory Days

Nowhere does tradition run as deep as it does in the Hillsdale College IM Football League. (It’s hyperbole, people. The Western tradition obviously runs deeper.) On weeknights in the fall, students from all over campus meet under the lights on the football field to compete.

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Music in the Community

Music in the Community offers Hillsdale students the opportunity to sing at a nearby nursing home every Sunday afternoon. This past week we gathered to join voices with the residents in their sunny dining room.

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Music in Community: Spotlight on Chamber Choir

The chamber choir is what Prof. Holleman calls an “ambassador for the college and the students,” distinguished not only by quality of sound, but also by tradition and beauty.

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A “Lighthouse” to People Affected By Mental Health Issues

Lighthouse, a club dedicated to shedding light on mental health issues, has worked hard to increase its impact on campus over this past semester.

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What is the Source?

While the hot residue of summer fades, the College campus comes alive under a series of expansive white tents on the quad in an event know as “The Source.” Organized by the Student Activities Board (SAB), The Source pulls together various campus organizations and clubs to vie for the attention – and email addresses – of prospective members.

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Alpha Rho Tau: An Honorary Focused on Beauty

Alpha Rho Tau is a community of art students striving to excel in their abilities, develop community, and encourage one another in the arts.

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Doing It Write: Club Unites Writers on Campus

A group of writers—including myself—wanted to bring all these different facets of Hillsdale’s writing culture together in a unified group. Last semester, we filled out the paperwork, drafted the bylaws, and guided our club proposal through Student Federation. The Hillsdale Creative Writing Club is now a thing.

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Epic Week: Revisiting the Spoken Epic

Every year during the fall, students gather on the quad to read Homer and Virgil over the course of an entire night.

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Students Learn Life Lessons from Winnie the Pooh

After a long day of classes and the prospect of an evening crammed with yet more studying, A.A. Milne’s stories offer relaxation.

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